A question I’m often asked, and one that has about twenty possible answers. But at the same time, it really only has one. I could… Read More »Why did we choose to home educate our children?
We’re often asked how long we’ll home educate our children for. It will be fairly straight forward, people seem to feel, while they’re little. But… Read More »Can you still homeschool your children when they’re older?
“Hey there, kids – no school today?”Nope. Not today, tomorrow, next week, or next year. Ok, give us the face. You know, the one with… Read More »The five questions every homeschool parent will be asked
This is Florence – she’s almost five, almost school age. If she started alongside other children her age she’d be in a classroom environment most… Read More »If you didn’t have to spend 2,340 days in a classroom as a child, what would you do instead?
I was asked recently whether I feel we’re depriving our children by choosing to opt them out of school. Whether we believe we’ve removed the… Read More »Are we depriving our children by opting them out of school?
Two children, brothers, just a couple of years apart. The boy on the left is a reader. A writer. An artist. Take the mathematical proficiency… Read More »This is why standardised testing is hurting our children
We’re taught very early on in life that ‘fitting in’ is a key strategy for making our way in the world. No one explicitly tells… Read More »Unschooling dissolves the need for children to ‘fit in’
In a few short months our little one will officially be school age. If we were enrolling her in a classroom her day-to-day life would… Read More »This is how a five year old’s life changes when they start school